Syllis (Langerhansia) cornuta   Rathke  1843 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Syllidae

Description
Size: 10-15 mm long

Body very slender. Prostomium with four eyes. Dorsal cirri long with 12 to 20 clearly marked joints. Compound setae of two kinds present on the same feet.


Synonym (s)
Syllis cornuta Rathke 1843
Syllis (Ehlersia) cornuta Fauvel 1953

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Estuary INDIA (Record: 03/1974-03/1976)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2001)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA (Record: 2001)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 2001)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 2001)

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, NGK (2001) On some benthic polychaetes from Cochin Estuary Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 120-135 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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